An Observation On Pseudomonas Odor
rabeez at ihug.co.nz
Sun Aug 13 21:12:46 EST 2000
hi all...i learned last year, a description for P. aeruginosa as 'taco
not that it seemed like that either...where do people come with
these...mouse - nest odour, etc etc...they are funny
<annie_t at my-deja.com> wrote in message news:8n6lbl$c4r$1 at nnrp1.deja.com...
> We have sweets here in the UK called "Pear drops" and when I was a
> student the smell of Pseudomonas was compared to pear drops.
> Unfortunately, to this day, I've never been able to eat them without
> thinking about Ps aeruginosa. Just as well there's nothing that smells
> like chocolate!
> I can remember 1 fungus that sometimes contaminated our Hoyles plates
> that stank of garlic!
> I now work with faeces all day (!!) and you'd be amazed at the number
> that smell like (and contain undigested) mashed banana!
> I'm gradually going of banana butties now :o((
> Anne :o)
> In article <3994CF49.A696801D at megsinet.net>,
> Dilworth <dilworth at megsinet.net> wrote:
> > I agree! I've never seen the similarity to the smell of grapes
> > Pseudomonas aeruginosa does have a distinctive smell, and the other
> > Pseudomonads don't smell like it.
> > Judy Dilworth, M.T. (ASCP)
> > Microbiology
> > Yersinia wrote:
> > > ......... I've smelled pure cultures of it and to me it has NEVER
> > > like grapes or any other kind of fruit..........
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